Applying prevention science to policy and practice around the world
Senior Training Consultant
Anthony Coetzer-Liversage is a Hubert H Humphrey/Fulbright Alumni and currently working on his PhD in Public Health, with a specialization in Prevention Sciences at Kent State University in Ohio (USA). He is a UPC Master Trainer for Applied Prevention Sciences International (APSI), and a registered Clinical Pastoral Therapist with the South Africa Association of Pastoral Workers, and a Registered Counselor with the Health Professional Council of South Africa. Anthony focus on looking at integrating prevention and treatment of health conditions, especially substance use, HIV and trauma. Within these he has worked a lot within vulnerable populations, especially men who have sex with men (MSM), and with people dealing with issues of spirituality/religion. Anthony’s current interest is global capacity development of substance use prevention specialists, and is looking into the implementation, and evaluation of the Universal Prevention Curriculum developed by Applied Prevention Sciences International on behalf of the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Department within the State Department and Colombo Plan (the ICCE division).
He is experienced in workplace interventions addressing various health issues, but especially substance use and HIV/AIDS. He has a special interest in Higher Education and Adult Education, both in face-to-face, blended and online learning. He is also currently the Chairperson of Inner Peace (a NPO), which provides substance abuse prevention and treatment services within South Africa, with a special focus on minority groups. It also has the only registered Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment Program in the
Northern Cape, South Africa, with services in Cape Town as well.